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Jerry Laroy Hobson

August 21, 1935 — November 28, 2013

Jerry L. Hobson of Searcy, went home to be with his Savior on November 28, 2013.
Jerry was born on August 21, 1935 in Outlook, WA. He was preceded in death by his wife Carolyn, son Robert, and daughter Joann Lagerstrom. He is survived by daughters Denise Juarez, Connie Sharpe, son and daughter-in-law Jerry & Sandra Hobson, fourteen grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Proudly serving in the US Navy and retiring as CPO after 21 years, Jerry continued to serve his fellow veterans as an active member of the Fleet Reserve Association Branch #282 in Little Rock, AR. He held the positions of S. Central Regional President, Branch President of FRA Branch #282, Secretary, and Treasurer. He was the past Post Commander of the American Legion #1 in Little Rock, AR. In 2011, Jerry was also appointed by Governor Beebe to the Arkansas State Athletic Commission.
Jerry was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend who loved the Lord while serving as Deacon at the First General Baptist Church of Searcy. He was an inspiration to all who knew him and will be deeply missed. See you some day in Glory "Chief".

Condolences may be left at

  • Memorial Service

    December 02, 2013
    10:00 AM

    First General Baptist of Searcy

    1005 W. Booth Rd
    Searcy, AR
    (501) 268-3879

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